Welcome to PhD in Accounting
The PhD degree is awarded for the accomplishment of independent and original research and reporting thereon in a dissertation. The primary requirements include course work, the passing of a comprehensive examination and acceptance of a thesis by a supervisory committee.
Use the “Become a Student” link on the left to learn about the history of our program, the areas of concentration, what to expect during your time at University of Waterloo and information about the admissions process and financial assistance. Use the other links to find out about students currently enrolled in the program, the research interests of our faculty and general information about the School of Accounting and Finance.
For further information please contact:
- Jenny Rothwell, Administrative Coordinator, PhD program
- Professor Patricia C. O’Brien, Director, PhD program
Watch what it's like to be in our PhD program: